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Purchasing Agent

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Assists in developing, documenting and administering policies and procedures regarding institutional procurement practices and, other duties as assigned.
Conducts analyses of commodities used, associated volumes of commodities, and buying habits of assigned departments to aid in cost-effective purchasing decisions.
Tracks markets to anticipate customer needs, changes in such needs and the impact to existing contracts of the development of future contracts.
Establishes contracts using prudent buying practices, including analysis of GPO, local bids, state contracts, etc.
Facilitates and implements electronic commerce procurement practices in line with improved strategic supply relationships.
Procures a variety of services, equipment, and supplies on behalf of departments. Initiates and designs bids and proposals to award buying decisions.
Participates in procurement sourcing teams for research, bid and contract management of supplies and services.
Serves as lead and operational resource for procurement matters for assigned departments.
Educates and advises departmental customers on the use of the Lawson electronic purchasing process.
Serves as the primary liaison between UNCHCS and contractors/suppliers to fulfill contract
Skills:
Purchasing, Procurement, Purchase order, Inventory, Data entry, vendor management, contract management, inventory management, Buying experience
Top Skills Details:
Purchasing,Procurement,Purchase order,Inventory,Data entry
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Purchasing agent for Shared Services.
perform duties of an administrative representative but with greater autonomy and discretion.
Procures a variety of services, equipment, and supplies on behalf of departments.
Initiates and designs bids
Experience Level:
Intermediate Level


About Aston Carter:
Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you.
At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.
Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aston Carter, Chapel Hill , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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